Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

 

Program Goal and Student Learning Outcomes

 

To prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior), learning domains.

Upon completion of the program all students will:

 I.  Be prepared and eligible for the American Association of Medical Assistants certification examination.

  1. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will achieve passing grade on three mock certification exams which will be equal or greater than the national average for the first time takers.

 

II. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills within the boundaries of professional practice.

  1. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will gather factual information and apply it to a given problem.
  2. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will analyze logical connections among the facts relevant to a given situation.

 

III.  Demonstrate effective communication with patients, families, and other health care professionals.

  1. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will demonstrate oral communication within a medical setting.
  2. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will demonstrate written communication skills within a medical setting.

 

IV. Empathize and employ ethical principles and by showing respect for diversity of culture, age, and gender.

  1. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will demonstrate empathy and respect for all patients.
  2. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will demonstrate ethical decision making within a medical setting.

 

V. Demonstrate technical proficiency on all skills necessary to for fill the role as a medical assistant.

  1. Student Learning Outcome:  Students will demonstrate proficiency on all skill as a medical assistant.

 

"This program is funded in part by a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration.  This is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action program, adaptive equipment will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities." 
 
 

 Program Contact

 

Ann Walker
(207) 453-5005
awalker@kvcc.me.edu 
 
Brittany Newby
(207) 453-5851
bnewby@kvcc.me.edu 
 

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